Environmental Monitoring

The Council conducts scientific research on risks to the environment from tanker and terminal operations. Council research documents levels of pollution and biological effects and help us better understand new technologies and the costs or benefits associated with their use.

Community Corner: Citizen scientists help the Council monitor our region

Community Corner: Citizen scientists help the Council monitor our region
The Council’s nearly 65 volunteers assist with technical work of all kinds each year. Environmental monitoring is but one important ...
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Plan for applying dispersants to crude oil spills in Alaska waters updated

Plan for applying dispersants to crude oil spills in Alaska waters updated
"The Council does not support the use of dispersants in our region, but with this new plan, responders are required ...
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Science Night 2017

Where humpback whales hang out in Prince William Sound, by season. Image from "We are watching" presentation by Mandy Lindeberg.
The Council had some great presentations at our recent Science Night! See the list below for the presenter's slides. Presentations:  “Canine Detection ...
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Smithsonian partners with council to search for marine invasive species

Smithsonian partners with council to search for marine invasive species
Citizen scientists, the Prince William Sound College, the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, and the council partner for invasive species event ...
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Science Night 2016

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The council held our annual Science Night on Thursday, December 8. Presentations by scientists conducting research into areas of council interest are ...
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Marine Invasive Species Bioblitz in Valdez

Marine Invasive Species Bioblitz in Valdez
The council is collaborating with the Prince William Sound College and the Smithsonian for a two-day Marine Invasive Species Bioblitz on ...
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